• Priority areas of implementation of the Efficiency First principle: enefirst report

    This report, delivered by the enefirst H2020 project, identifies promising policy approaches as regards Efficiency First (E1st) in several EU policy areas: buildings, power markets/networks, gas markets/networks, district heating, energy efficiency, climate and EU funds. The report screened the policy areas and approaches for each policy area by reviewing the EU policy context; conducting interviews and […]

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  • Transferring global experience of “efficiency first” to the EU: enefirst report

    This report, delivered by the enefirst H2020 project, highlights 16 international case examples of efficiency first in practice. Learning from international experience is key to helping policymakers in the EU and its Member States establish a level playing field between demand and supply-side resources, and thus embed the efficiency first decision-making principle in EU policy. […]

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  • Snapshot of Energy Efficiency Obligation Schemes in Europe (as of end 2019)

    This snapshot, developed in the project ENSMOV, funded by the Horizon 2020 programme, presents an overview of the Energy Efficiency Obligation Schemes (EEOS) in Europe. All these schemes are reported to the Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), for the obligation period 2014-2020. EEOS are schemes setting an obligation on energy companies (energy […]

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